DISCLOSURE, TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

Full Disclosure

The content on Samantha Ushedo is owned and edited by Samantha Ushedo. It is based on her personal experiences, preferences, and expertise in the field holistic nutrition. To remain ethical and transparent to her valued readers, she provides full disclosure of relationships she has with brands when writing about a product.

Brands and advertisers will never influence the content found on Samantha Ushedo. Sometimes Samantha Ushedo will enter into agreements with advertisers or brands – when this happens, she will make you aware by adding a disclaimer at the bottom of the post or recipe.

Product opinions and recipes are always her own and Samantha Ushedo only reviews companies and brands that she truly believes in and loves. Compensation will never influence her opinion of a product, nor will she ever promote a brand or product that she does not fully support.

 

Terms and Conditions

Your access to and use of this website is subject to legally binding terms and conditions.  Please read the following terms and conditions before accessing or using this website.  Your accessing or use of this website indicates your acceptance of the following terms and conditions and your agreement to be bound by them. The following terms and conditions form a binding agreement (“Agreement”) between you, Samantha Ushedo and all of its properties (“Samantha Ushedo”).  She may change these terms and conditions at any time without advance notice. Changed terms will become effective once posted on this website.  Your continued use of this website after any change means you have accepted the changed terms and conditions. All references to money amounts in this Agreement, unless otherwise specified, are in Canadian dollars.

1) COPYRIGHT

Copyright protection is automatic in Canada. A work need not be registered with the Canadian Copyright Office nor does it have to be marked with a © to indicate that it is copyright protected.

a)     Restricted Uses
Unauthorized copying or commercial publication or exploitation of text, recipes, images, audio and video clips and other content of this website including publication, retransmission, broadcast, circulation, selling, reproduction or redistribution, except as authorized by Samantha Ushedo, is specifically prohibited. Anyone wishing to use any text, recipe, images, audio and video clips and other content for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than fair dealing as defined by Canadian law, must request and receive prior written permission from Samantha Ushedo.  You covenant and agree not to use any screen scraping, framing, bots, spiders, crawlers, avatars, intelligent agents or other automated processes on this website or its content, without Samantha Ushedo’s written consent. Permission for such uses may be granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of Samantha Ushedo.  A usage fee may be assessed depending on the type and nature of the proposed use.

b)     Links to Third Party Websites
Samantha Ushedo may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave SamanthaUshedo.com, you should note that she does not have any control over that other website. Therefore, she cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

c)     Affiliate Links

This site uses selective affiliate links, which means a commission is earned if you make a purchase via the link. The price you pay will be the same whether you use the affiliate link or go directly to the vendor’s website using a non-affiliate link.

d)     Entire Agreement
These terms and conditions and any other legal notices, policies and guidelines of Samantha Ushedo linked to these terms and conditions constitute the entire Agreement between you and Samantha Ushedo relating to your use of this website and supersede any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written), claims, representations, and understandings of the parties regarding such subject matter.  This Agreement may not be amended or modified except by Samantha Ushedo making such amendments or modifications available on this website.

e)     Termination of Access
You agree that Samantha Ushedo, in her sole discretion, may suspend or terminate your password, account, or use of Samantha Ushedo Properties, Services or Paid Services and remove and discard any User Postings at its convenience or for any reason, including without limitation if we believe you have violated or may violate these Terms and Conditions.  You agree that any suspension and/or termination of your access to Samantha Ushedo properties, or use of the Services or Paid Services may be affected without prior notice and that Samantha Ushedo will not be liable to you or to any other person as a result of any such suspension or termination.

f)     Limitation of Liability and Indemnity
IN NO EVENT WILL Samantha Ushedo OR HER AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING AMONG OTHER THINGS LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS), PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY, DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR SUBJECT TO EQUITABLE OR INJUNCTIVE REMEDIES (WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE) ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO, OR USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE.  NOTHING IN THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL EXCLUDE LIABILITIES NOT PERMITTED TO BE EXCLUDED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

As a condition of your use of this website, you agree to indemnify Samantha Ushedo and its affiliates from and against any and all liabilities, expenses (including legal fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from your use of this website, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that, if true, would constitute a breach by you of these terms and conditions.

2)     PRIVACY POLICY

a)     Personal Information Protection and Privacy
Samantha Ushedo understands how important your privacy is.  She is committed to protecting your privacy and any personal information she collects about you.  The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you about what personal information she collects and how and why she collects it, to outline the steps she takes to keep your personal information confidential, and to provide you with contact information at Samantha Ushedo should you have questions or concerns about our personal information protection practices.

b)     What is personal information?
“Personal information” is personally identifiable information such as your name, residential address, and e-mail address and includes information about your products, services, subscriptions and usage, credit card information and billing records.  It does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.

c)     What type of personal information does Samantha Ushedo collect?
Samantha Ushedo collects various types of personal information. She may collect any of the following:

Your name, billing/shipping address, email address, telephone number,
and credit card information, including card number, card type, cardholder name and expiration date, when you purchase products or services from her.  She may also obtain some or all of this information when you create a user account on Samantha Ushedo. By purchasing a product or service from her you consent to have your email address added to a Samantha Ushedo mailing list with the purpose of updating you on your purchase, delivering virtual products, informing you of upcoming news, events, updates, promotions and contests pertaining to Samantha Ushedo.

d)     How does Samantha Ushedo collect personal information?
She collects personal information that is voluntarily provided to her by her customers, members, sponsors, website users and the public in general when they contact her via telephone, e-mail, web browser, skype, google hangouts, or in person.

e)     Why does Samantha Ushedo collect your Personal Information?
Samantha Ushedo may collect personal information about you and use it for the following reasons:

i)       To provide products and services to you, to inform you of changes and other relevant information pertaining to your purchase, to bill you when you make a purchase from her, to acknowledge your support and to provide that information to the Canada Revenue Agency and to contact you when necessary for these purposes.

ii)      To provide you with services or recognition you request.

iii)     When you register a Samantha Ushedo user account we use your information to create and manage your membership.

iv)    For marketing purposes. We may use your contact information to send you emails about promotions, surveys, contests and special events or providing other marketing information to you.  Promotional e-mails are intended to inform you of new or unique opportunities, events or special deals that are available from Samantha Ushedo.  You can opt not to receive these emails from us by either clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of the email when you receive it.

v)    To improve our service offerings.  I monitor and analyze the use of my service offerings in order to determine which services are popular and useful to my customers, members and website visitors so that I can improve them.

vi)   To better understand your interests. Samantha Ushedo may also prepare aggregated user statistics or information summaries to describe my services and their popularity to my business partners and prospective advertisers and for other lawful purposes. The aggregated user statistics and information will not contain any personally identifiable information.

vii)     I may use your personal information to respond when you submit a question or suggestion to us, or when you request assistance with your membership, viewing your purchase(s), logging on to SamanthaUshedo.com SamanthaUshedo.com, or accessing your account from our website. 

 

3)     THE DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Samantha Ushedo takes your privacy very seriously and WILL NEVER sell or rent any personal information she collect. Samantha Ushedo may disclose some personal information she collects to service providers who help us provide personalized content and advertising to you.

4)     HOW SAMANTHA USHEDO PROTECTS YOUR PRIVACY

Samantha Ushedo is committed to protecting your privacy. Security measures, such as restricted access and the use of passwords and encryption have been adopted to protect your personal information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. My employees have been trained to respect your privacy at all times.  My employees who have access to your personal information are required to use it strictly in accordance with our Privacy Policy and applicable laws.

SamanthaUshedo.com uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.  SSL-enabled web browsers employ a security protocol between the client and the server computer in order to ensure that information will be transferred to the intended recipient secured servers only.

Samantha Ushedo will keep your personal information only as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy or as required by law.

The internet is, by its nature, inherently open and subject to interception of information. We cannot guarantee that information you provide to us over the internet or otherwise will not be intercepted by third parties while it is being communicated by means that are outside of our control.

5) YOUR CONSENT

By choosing to provide me with your personal information you are consenting to its collection, use and disclosure in accordance with the principles outlined in this Privacy Policy.  If you are under the age of 18, you must not provide any personal information to us without the consent of your parent or guardian, or as otherwise provided for by applicable law.

Samantha Ushedo encourages you to review her on-line Privacy Policy on a periodic basis.  This Privacy Policy may be updated from time-to-time and your subsequent use of our website will be your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as set out in this Privacy Policy.

If you don’t want Samantha Ushedo to collect, use or disclose your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Policy, please tell her at the time the information is requested or collected, or email info@SamanthaUshedo.com.

6) RESOLVING YOUR CONCERNS

If you have any questions or concerns about Samantha Ushedo’s personal information collection, use and disclosure practices, please let her know and she will do her best to help you.  Please email me.

 

Policies And Procedures Terms of Sale

All digital products, eBooks, services, online programs, workshops and event tickets are final sale. Please carefully read all of the information available and contact me if you have any questions.